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SubjectRe: [PATCH] x86, efi: Convert efi_phys_get_time() args to physical addresses
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On Mon, 2011-11-07 at 11:08 -0800, H. Peter Anvin wrote:
> On 11/07/2011 03:31 AM, Matt Fleming wrote:
> >
> > Ping?
> >
>
> Is this -stable material?

I don't think so. It only affects things early in boot (before
efi_enter_virtual_mode()) is called. Once we've called
SetVirtualAddressMap() we call virt_efi_get_time() to get the time and
everything works fine.

I don't think this bug is even visible to the user apart from the "Oops:
efitime: can't read time!" message displayed on boot. It certainly
doesn't cause a crash or anything like that.

--
Matt Fleming, Intel Open Source Technology Center



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